The New World History: Teaching Africa Across Boundaries

Kea, Ray A.
March 2010
Social Studies Review;Spring/Summer2010, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p25
The article demonstrates a thematic approach to help teachers and students understand African history. It discusses the route through an upheaval in thought and the route to economic and demoraphic transformations in the Muslim West that define the research agenda of al-Andalus project launched by UNESCO to establish a revisionist world history historiography. Also examined is the Timbuktu Manuscript Project whose purpose is to recover and preserve the Timbuktu literary heritage.


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